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Turnbull Library Trial: Balbo Operations Manager, Construction Expert Take Stan

The Charles Wesley Turnbull Library case continued on Monday with lengthy testimonies from Balbo Construction’s operations manager and a local construction expert.

VIPA Maintains Credit Rating, Receives Stable Outlook from S&P

For another year, the V.I. Port Authority has maintained a BBB+ credit rating on its three sets of 2014 marine revenue bonds, with rating agency Standard & Poor’s also classifying VIPA’s financial outlook as stable.

Turnbull Library Trial to Pick Up Monday after A Week of Testimony

The case against the three men accused of conspiring to use federal resources and construction material meant for the construction of the Charles Wesley Turnbull Library on St. Thomas will resume Monday after a week of testimony.

JFL Board Places Hospital CEO on Administrative Leave

Dozens of employees crowded into the meeting of the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital board Thursday with questions about rumors of layoffs and the chief executive officer’s dismissal.

St. Croix Icon John Tranberg Turns 100, Talks to Senate

The Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation, Youth and Recreation heard from John Tranberg on Thursday as it recognized his 100th birthday and urged the government to buy his Creque Dam property.

Power Outages Plague Entire Territory All Week

Power was completely restored to St. Thomas and St. John St. Thomas at 6:22 a.m. Thursday after being out district-wide since 12:57 a.m., according to the Water and Power Authority. This outage is the latest in a series of service interruptions all week in both districts.

Weekly Update: Health Confirms Two Cases of Zika in Pregnant Women; St. John Sees...

The Department of Health confirmed five more cases of Zika in the territory this week. Two of cases were confirmed in pregnant women and there’s a first confirmation of Zika virus on St. John.

Marrero Pleads Guilty to Immigrant Smuggling

Angel De Jesus Marrero, 31, of Puerto Rico pleaded guilty Tuesday in District Court on St. Thomas to encouraging and inducing aliens to illegally enter the United States.

CAPA, Smith Bay Neighborhood Call for Two-Week Ceasefire

Starting Tuesday, May 3, the Community and Police Association and the Smith Bay Neighborhood Association on St. Thomas are calling for a territorywide, two-week cease-fire to stem the tide of violence.

Undercurrents: Sea View Nursing Home and Residents Get Another Reprieve

Attorneys for Sea View Nursing Home and for the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have asked the District Court to put a hold on a pending suit, saying they expect to resolve differences by May 18.

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